pop3 slow respond

Kjetil Torgrim Homme kjetilho at ifi.uio.no
Fri May 12 09:04:37 EDT 2006

On Fri, 2006-05-12 at 12:42 +0400, Andrey Kolbasenko wrote:
> > The classic reason I've seen for behavior like this is lack of entropy
> > leading to blocking reading /dev/random.  The easy way to check is strace.
> > The fix is to use something like rng-tools.
> BIG Thanks David! I remove /dev/random (temporarily) and make 
> link /dev/random -> /dev/urandom, and all work fine now!

if you don't use Kerberos, you can add

allowapop: 0

to your imapd.conf, then popd won't use /dev/random.

Kjetil T.

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